Criminal Division

The Criminal division of Carroll County Circuit Court processes felony, misdemeanor appeal, traffic appeal, and juvenile appeal cases.  Traffic cases, however, are handled by General District Court.  Additional information on this court can be found here.

Virginia’s Supreme Court Case Information page shows the status of Carroll’s Circuit Court criminal cases, including defendants’ names and trial dates.  This website also has information regarding upcoming court dates, pleadings filed, and orders entered in the case.

Criminal Court is held on most Tuesday’s convening at 9:00 a.m. in the Circuit Courtroom located on the left wing, second floor of the Carroll County Governmental Center.

Court Fines & Costs Payment Information

Fines and/or court costs are assessed against individuals convicted in circuit court. These are due when imposed, unless the defendant enters into a payment plan agreement approved by the court.

Please click here for information regarding Community Service Credit for Costs Procedures.

Please click here for information regarding Time to Pay Agreement Guidelines.

In Person 
Payments can be made in person at the circuit court clerk’s office, located on the 2nd floor, left wing of the Carroll County Governmental Center Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

By Mail 
Payments need to be sent by mail to the following address:

Carroll County Circuit Court 
P.O. Box 218 
Hillsville, VA 24343

Please Note:  You must identify the account (case number and defendant name) to which payment should be credited. This information is important if there are multiple accounts for the same defendant.

By Phone 
Credit/debit card payments can be made by calling the Clerk’s Office at (276) 730-3070 between 8:00 am and 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday. There is 4% for all credit card transactions (Visa and Master Card only).

Individuals who do not promptly pay fines and court costs when due may be subject to the following:

  • Unpaid fines and court costs are reported to the Department of Taxation for Set-off Debt Collection.
  • After proper notice, any tax refund or lottery proceeds due the defendant will be sent to the Clerk’s Office to pay off the debt.
  • Unpaid fines and court costs are reported to the Department of Taxation, which acts as debt collector for the Circuit Court.